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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Macon County
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

DeWitt County
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Piatt County
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

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Get Ready for Spring with Master Gardener Plant Sale

Spring is coming, are you ready? The 2018 Plant Sale sponsored by the Macon County Master Gardeners will be Saturday, May 5. From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., shoppers can take their pick from hundreds of varieties of plants at the Macon County Fairgrounds at 3700 N. Westlawn Ave., Decatur.

The annual Plant Sale provides a variety of plants fit for every gardener and any space. Offerings include a large collection of annuals, Master Gardener shared perennials, flowers, hundreds of hosta varieties, vegetable plants, heirloom tomato plants, a diverse selection of herbs and succulents grown by the Decatur Correctional Center Master Gardeners. The Glacier’s Edge Master Naturalists will also be selling plants native to Central Illinois.

Shop early for the best selection of plants and great deals. Gently used garden tools and supplies will be also available for purchase. For your convenience, we will accept cash or checks as payment. We cannot take credit card payments.

This event helps support community projects and scholarships for Macon County Master Gardener training. For more information, please contact Vashti Schwarz at the Extension office at 217.877.6042 or

The Master Gardeners are trained by University of Illinois Extension. Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise by sharing their horticulture skills through community garden projects and educational outreach. To learn more about the Master Gardener program, visit or find like their Facebook page.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please call 217.877.6042.

Local Contact: Vasthi Schwarz, Program Coordinator, Horticulture,